How Did Stephen Hawking’s Communication System Work?

Table of ContentsAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Disease that Affected HawkingSpeech-Generating DeviceStephen Hawking talked through ‘the computer’, using a speech-generating device (SGD) or a voice output communication aid. This is a special device that either supplements or replaces speech/writing.Update: Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018. He was 76 years old.Stephen Hawking is a name that is impossible to ignore, at least if you’re a human from Earth. Although, to be fair, I’m willing to bet that aliens also know a thing or two about him.To give a bit of quick background, Steven Hawking was a British cosmologist and physicist most … Continue reading How Did Stephen Hawking’s Communication System Work?